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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:53 
Transit: 12:55 
Sunset: 20:59
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Altitude: 64.7°   Azimuth: 21.3°   Direction: North-North-East

HR5003 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ursa Minor.

HR5003 visual magnitude is 6.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5003 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR5003 is 0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5003 star
DSS2 image of HR5003. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5003 during the next 10000 years (2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5003


HR5003 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Altitude: 64.7°
Azimuth: 21.3°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5003

HR5003 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5003 are provided in the following table:

13h 13m 32s
+72° 47’ 56”
Ursa Minor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5003 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5003 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5003.

Visibility of HR5003 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR5003 is circumpolar and transits at 20:49 UTC (altitude: 68.7°)

Distance of HR5003 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5003 is distant 286.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

88.03 pc
286.97 ly
2 km/s
0.017 arcsec/year
-0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5003

HR5003 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5003 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5003. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5003